December brings many holidays to celebrate to everyone in our world. So this month, the Merry Go Round Blog Tour is discussing holidays. I will focus on what I know, Christmas. It is a blessing and a curse every year in so many ways. But no one wants to hear about the bad...
This year, my family descended upon my home yesterday afternoon. We have a very long yet narrow living room full of 15 people. The youngest was 3 months old all the way up to my grandma who is in her 70's. Everyone seemed to have a good time. Which is always a blessing because that means there are no arguments. My mom loves a peaceful holiday. Missing, of course, was my brother so it wasn't a perfect day.
My 3 year old grandniece was so precious. Every gift was special. Each outfit received a snuggle before it went on mommy's lap. Every toy opened was followed with the large eye, open mouthed "yay" even the books I gave her. It is so refreshing to see the enjoyment of the young ones.
I would be remissed if I didn't hit on the reason we celebrate Christmas. It is a time of year for giving and caring. As a Christian, we remember the birth of Jesus and the sacrifice he was born to make. We draw together as a family and give thanks as well as enjoy each other's company.
I hope each of you has had a blessed holiday no matter what religion or holiday you celebrate!